If anyone has a better idea, I’d love to hear it. First off, yes, Hamas are terrorists. They do bad, terrorist things. They also use human shields while they do bad terrorist […]
Part 1. 2015 In 1997 I moved from western Massachusetts to Maine. Several people asked me, “Are you going to get a gun?” I laughed. I thought this was an odd question. […]
Women working for peace are always especially near and dear to my heart! Here are some winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. Since there are seventeen of them, I will present about […]
US war movie military policy: Baby Boomers grew up on films where battle was noble and Americans never died
America’s permanent war policy is a reflection of WWII movies, which offered an unrealistic vision of war’s motivations, consequences My Depression-born parents raised me in a rural idyll during the Eisenhower years. […]
By Patrick Vecchio I have a jukebox in my brain that starts playing as soon as I get out of bed. It plays all day long unless my mind is occupied. Music […]
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
“Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.” Who said it?
“The guys who are shooting films now are technically brilliant, but there’s no content in their films. I marvel at what I see and wish I could have done a shot like […]
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
These are from the weekend paper. Actual quotes from South Africa’s minister of foreign affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Jacob Zuma’s ex-wife, and the ex-ex-minister of health who introduced the idea that AIDS is […]